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" I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice ; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuses of the times. "
Letters of S[i]r Francis Bacon ... Written During the Reign of King James ... - Page 261
by Francis Bacon - 1702 - 302 pages
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The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon Including All His ..., Volume 7

Francis Bacon - Great Britain - 1874 - 672 pages
...briberies and gifts wherewith I am charged, when the books of hearts shall be opened, I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt...heart in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice ; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuse of the times. And therefore I am resolved...
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Memories of Westminster Hall: A Collection of Interesting ..., Volume 1

Edward Foss - Courts - 1874 - 376 pages
...wherewith I am charged, when the book of hearts shall be opened, I hope I shall not be found to have the fountain of a corrupt heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice, howsoever I may fail and partake of the corruption of the times." The sentence upon Bacon...
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Sunday Evenings at Home: Ascension to Advent

Henry Cadwallader Adams - Sunday school literature - 1876 - 522 pages
...gifts with which I am charged," he writes, " when the Book of hearts shall be opened, I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt...heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice. Howsoever, I may be frail, and partake of the abuses of the times." His meaning seems to be...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 27

Great Britain - 1876 - 1022 pages
...gifts and briberies wherewith I am charged, when the book of hearts shall be opened, I hope I sliall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt...heart in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice, however I may be frail," &c. On the 10th of April he made bis will *, bequeathing his body...
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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1876 - 660 pages
...briberies and gifts wherewith I am charged, when the books of hearts shall be opened, I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt...heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice ; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuses of the times." And in his answer he says,...
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Bacon: The Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Knowledge, Theory of - 1876 - 504 pages
...briberies and gifts wherewith I am charged, when the books of hearts shall be opened, I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to prevent justice ; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuses of the times." We must take into...
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The History of England: From the Landing of Caesar to the Reign of ..., Volume 2

Emily Cooper - Great Britain - 1877 - 550 pages
...meanwhile was prostrate with shame and despair. He appealed in moving terms to the king: ' I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt...heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice ; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuses of the times.' 1 He attempted to excite...
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The history of England from the landing of Csar to the reign of ..., Volume 2

Emily Cooper - Great Britain - 1877 - 560 pages
...meanwhile was prostrate with shame and despair. He appealed in moving terms to the king : ' I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt...heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice ; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuses of the times.'1 He attempted to excite...
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An Account of the Life and Times of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

James Spedding - Philosophy - 1878 - 736 pages
...briberies and gifts wherewith I am charged, when the books of hearts shall be opened, I hope I shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt...heart in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuse of the times. And therefore I am resolved...
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Four Centuries of English Letters: Selections from the Correspondence of One ...

William Baptiste Scoones - English letters - 1880 - 608 pages
...briberies and gifts wherewith I am charged, when the books of hearts shall be opened, I hope 1 shall not be found to have the troubled fountain of a corrupt...heart, in a depraved habit of taking rewards to pervert justice ; howsoever I may be frail, and partake of the abuses of the times. And therefore I am resolved,...
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